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Kyle Fields was the winner of the fourth annual Dusty Cameron Battle Royale at this year’s Wrestling for a Cure event, held July 18, at the 8th Street Gym in Springfield, to raise money for St. … more
It’s hard to imagine a better start to the 2020 AMA Flat Track Grand Championships than the one Chase Saathoff had on Monday, July 20. Racing on the half mile at Plymouth Speedway in … more
It had been almost six years since the Hearn family had been to Central Illinois Dragway, but after Friday night’s race, the Litchfield racers may be more frequent visitors to the track in … more
It was NAPA Night at Tri-City Speedway on Friday, July 17, and Nathan Lynch did one of his sponsors proud with a top ten finish in Granite City. Lynch, who carries a McKay NAPA decal on the rear … more
Bristol and Bodee Everett of Litchfield were at the Abraham Lincoln Quarter Midget Association track in Lincoln on Saturday, July 11, for the Midwest Lightning .25 Midget Series regional. Racing … more
It was a super Saturday for Rich Komor at the Super Chevy show at Worldwide Technology Raceway in Madison on Saturday, July 18. Racing in the pro class, Komor was the top qualifier at WWTR on … more
Eldon Hemken was in Lincoln and Charleston this past weekend for racing in the Sorento racer’s #WHO2 Hornet divsion car. On Friday, July 17, Hemken would start off with a strong second place … more
For the second weekend in a row, Corey Wood found himself in victory lane, but the trip to World Wide Technologies Raceway in Madison was nearly even better for the Litchfield racer. Wood, who won … more
The start of Abby Roberts’ senior season was already off to a less than stellar start, but things went from bad to worse when COVID-19 entered the conversation in March 2020. “I … more
In this edition of On Track With The Journal-News, we catch up with Corey Wood, Phil and Dustin Bryant, Chase Saathoff, Nathan, Evan and Brady Lynch, Kevin Rench, Anton Loskot, Bryan Leach, Rich Komor and Eldon Hempen. more
The COVID-19 pandemic pushed the second annual Camren’s On The Green Memorial Golf Tournament back a few months, but did nothing to dampen the enthusiasm of honoring the memory of the young … more
Reid Detmers is one step closer to the majors and quite a bit wealthier this week as he officially became a member of the Los Angeles Angels on June 28. Detmers, who attended Nokomis High School … more
It was a little “R-and-R” and a few RPMs for Rich Komor at the start of the 2020 drag racing season as the Litchfield racer made a few passes during his family’s vacation to … more
With the COVID-19 pandemic cancelling their original banquet in March, and things not looking good to have the event any time soon, the Lincolnwood High School boys basketball coaches took their … more
It’s early in the season, but Sorento racer Eldon Hemken has been pretty productive over the last few weeks. Racing in the UMP Sport Compact class, Hemken picked up the checkered flag at … more
It’s been a busy two months for the Saathoff family as they traverse the country in search of flat track motorcycle races. Chase Saathoff, the 14-year-old son of Mike and Bobbi Saathoff, has … more
It was a late start to the season due to COVID-19 restrictions, but Lynch Motorsports is making up for lost time in June. The Lynchs opened up the season on Friday, June 12, with Nathan and Evan … more
It was the first regional of the year for siblings Bodee and Bristol Everett as the Litchfield siblings competed in the Midwest Lightning .25 Midget Series races at Metro St. Louis Quarter Midget … more
by Kyle Herschelman   Boredom, or some equivalent to it, got Paul Schnarre into coaching, just seven short years after graduating from Nokomis High School in 1966. Success is what kept him … more
In many sports, there are unsung heroes. Most of the time, it is the defense.  Mattison Morgan, a Litchfield graduate and St. Louis College of Pharmacy soccer player, loved being a defensive … more
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